The community of Angoon, Alaska © Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development; Division of Community and Regional Affairs' Community Photo Library
  • Angoon has a less-rainy climate than most of Southeast Alaska and was valued by the Tlingit for that reason.
  • The only permanent settlement on Admiralty Island, known for its large brown bear population.
  • A Tlingit village with a commercial fishing and subsistence lifestyle.
  • Local resources include deer, salmon, bear, halibut, shellfish, geese, seaweed and berries.
  • A federally-recognized tribe is located in the community - the Angoon Community Association.

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Routes available to and from Angoon, Alaska

Service Area

Angoon in located in central Southeast Alaska and receives day boat service twice per week most of the year. It's a seven to eight hour ferry ride from Juneau, depending on stops made along the way. Common stops include Hoonah, only four hours from Angoon and Tenakee Springs, only two hours and fifteen minutes from Angoon.